Summary: The media overflow with hysterical predictions about the next four years, but few well-grounded visions. Here is a brief look at some of what we can expect, and why, and what these events reveal about ourselves. What makes America great? Great for whom? Investors have pushed US stock to near-record valuations (record valuations on … Continue reading What to expect from the Trump years, and why.
Summary: America entered a new era in 2016. The facades crumbled, revealing the true nature of America's Left and Right. Their lies, the war against us (the big middle), and their madness. What comes next, how we react to this news, will reveal our nature. Years ago, Chet Richards (Colonel, USAF, retired) told me that … Continue reading 2016 revealed the true nature of America’s left & right. It’s bad news.
Summary: Amidst the recollections about the trials and accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr., let's remember that at the peak of his success another man's actions would undo much of his work. Barry Goldwater betrayed the Republican Party and poisoned American politics at what should have been a moment of triumph. Now the Republicans have an … Continue reading On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, let the GOP remember its great betrayal
Summary: As expected, an October surprise has arrived to tilt the vote. Key developments in the election (Circus 2016) are lost in the media frenzy about this new Trump soundbite, things which reveal much about America today -- and our future. Let's drag them into the light. Contents Clinton's real platform. About the morality of … Continue reading The hidden details of the October surprise about Trump’s “sexual assaults”
Summary: Matt Taibbi is one of America's most acute political observers. His analysis of the Republican Convention shows his skills at their peak, but (like most on the Left) he cannot see the significance of what he sees -- the radical changes altering the US political landscape. We can learn much from his essay, lessons … Continue reading Matt Taibbi visits the GOP convention. We can learn from what he doesn’t see.